sensationalize

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transitive verb sen·sa·tion·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of sensationalize

sensationalized

sensationalizing

  1. :  to present in a sensational manner

Examples of sensationalize in a sentence

  1. Journalists should report the news accurately without trying to sensationalize it.

1869

First Known Use of sensationalize

1869


SENSATIONALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

sensationalize

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transitive verb sen·sa·tion·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of sensationalize for English Language Learners

  • : to describe or show something in a way that makes it seem more shocking than it really is


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